Best Books on Solid Waste Management

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Solid Waste Management, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Solid Waste Management Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Solid Waste Management below.

1."Model of Solid Waste Management in Urbanizing Areas" by Dhungel Rajan
“Model of Solid Waste Management in Urbanizing Areas” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive reference of current issues in solid waste management designed as an aid in decision-making and assessment of future trends. It covers public perceptions, legislation, regulation, planning, financing and technologies and operation. The book reviews the evolution of waste management since the passage of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, amended in 1978, 1980 and 1984. Examines common and divergent public and private concerns, including an in-depth review of public perceptions and their effect on planning and implementation. The book is useful for those interested in learning the practical aspects of solid waste management in urban areas.

2."Solid Waste Management" by SANOOP GOPI KRISHNA and K SASIKUMAR
“Solid Waste Management” Book Review: This book describes how to avoid, minimize and manage solid waste. It discusses the models which, if implemented, can solve many of the current solid waste problems. The text discusses the various sources of waste generation, composition of solid waste and the need for designing a strategic plan for solid waste management. It explains the importance of public involvement, and public awareness in managing solid waste besides giving an account of solid waste management hierarchy. The text also describes in detail factors to be considered while developing a waste management programme, techniques for the recovery etc. The book is useful for students of B.Tech. (Civil/ Chemical Engineering) and M.Tech. (Civil/ Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science).

3."Local Governments and Solid Waste Management" by Godfrey Barigye
“Local Governments and Solid Waste Management” Book Review: This book focuses on how the provision of waste disposal must continue to be improved. It includes theoretical debates in important questions relating to solid waste management including “The public choice theory” that embraces democratic administration through governance giving the people what they want. The readers get to know how the actions of the government should be consistent with the values embraced in the solid waste management and the interests of the citizens in the local governments. At last it discusses how Solid, management and Local Governments are inseparable in modern management approaches. The book is useful for those who want to gain a practical understanding of how the local governments and solid waste management are interlinked.

4."To Evaluate the Current Solid Waste Issues in Hong Kong's Housing Process" by Yiu-Kuen Wilson Kong
“To Evaluate the Current Solid Waste Issues in Hong Kong’s Housing Process” Book Review: This book proposes five approaches to evaluate the most sustainable strategy for efficient solid waste disposal in Hong Kong. These include a food waste recycling program, an MSW charging scheme, the implementation of incineration plants (i.e., waste to energy). The other two are black soldier fly bioconversion and a waste trading scheme; and black soldier fly bioconversion and a hybrid anaerobic digestion system. It also includes a detailed demonstration of each approach, particularly focusing on the benefits, limitations and implementation of each in the case of Hong Kong. The book is useful for students ,researchers and environmentalists.

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